Definition of Genus mitchella

1. Noun. Creeping evergreen herbs of North America.

Exact synonyms: Mitchella
Generic synonyms: Asterid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Family Rubiaceae, Madder Family, Rubiaceae
Member holonyms: Boxberry, Mitchella Repens, Partridgeberry, Twinberry

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Mitchella

genus Microsorium
genus Microsporum
genus Microstomus
genus Microstrobos
genus Microtus
genus Micruroides
genus Micrurus
genus Mikania
genus Millettia
genus Miltonia
genus Mimosa
genus Mimus
genus Minuartia
genus Mirabilis
genus Mirounga
genus Mitchella
genus Mitella
genus Mnium
genus Mobula
genus Moehringia
genus Mohria
genus Mola
genus Mollienesia
genus Molluga
genus Moloch
genus Molothrus
genus Molucella
genus Molva
genus Momordica
genus Momotus

Literary usage of Genus mitchella

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1. The Chicago Medical Journal and Examiner (1884)
"Medical properties: Diuretic, diaphoretic, demulcent, expectorant; herb of Goosegrass—aperient, refrigerant. genus mitchella. ..."

2. Heredity and Evolution in Plants by Charles Stuart Gager (1920)
"Rubiaceae is the genus Mitchella, also relatively primitive, and containing only two species, one in Japan, the other the Partridge berry (M. repens) in ..."

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